Scrolling news:

Palestine: Israel’s raid of Palestinian NGOs draws condemnation from UN, EU

Afghanistan: Bombing of mosque in Kabul kills 21, injures 33

India: Rights groups decry release of 11 convicts in gang rape of Muslim woman, murder case

Pakistan: 20 killed in bus-tanker collision in northeast

Egypt: 41 dead in fire at Coptic church west of Cairo

Tunisia: Tunisian preacher stirs controversy over verses regarding ‘coup’

‘News is not good’: Rushdie’s agent says after author attacked on stage in New York

Greece: Dep Speaker of Parliament advocates ‘necessity’ of spying on country’s Turkish Muslim MPs

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian soldiers, 2 Kashmiri militants killed in shoot-out

Palestine: Four Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

Afghanistan: 8 killed, 18 injured in ISIS bombing at Muharram gathering

Palestine: 44 Palestinians killed incl 15 children by Israeli bombing of Gaza civilian areas

Palestine: 29 Palestinians killed, incl 6 children by Israeli indiscriminate bombing in Gaza

Palestine: Israel bombs Gaza in unprovoked attack killing 15 incl 5-year-old child

Morocco, Israel agree to enhance security cooperation

UN blames Israel’s ‘coercive measures’ for Palestinian displacements

French gov’t takes flak over deportation decision against well-known imam

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank

Lebanon: Hezbollah warns Israeli gas drilling vessels within range of its missiles

Bangladeshi nationals easy targets of human trafficking gangs

Fundraiser distributes Eid gifts to hospitalised children

28th Aug 2020
Fundraiser distributes Eid gifts to hospitalised children

Karen Reece, Play Leader at Airedale Hospital Children’s Wards, Nazim Ali, Creating Smiles Gifts Initiative coordinator and Kirsty Randell, Matron for Children’s and Women’s Services at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust (Courtesy of Nazim Ali)

Elham Asaad Buaras

A Bradford man, who was treated in hospital as a child for Tuberculosis, has handed out over 30 Eid al-Adha gifts to children in Airedale Hospital Children’s Wards.

Manningham-based Nazim Ali has been distributing gifts in Yorkshire children wards, four times a year for the past eight consecutive years, to mark the two Eid’s, Easter as well as Christmas.

Explaining his motivation Ali – who has over 22 years of community services and fundraising achievements under his belt – told The Muslim News, “The essence of the Islamic celebration of Eid al-Adha has the universal concept of kindness and compassion to all particularly those in need. It is these values that bring all people together regardless of belief, and we hope we have achieved this at some level.

We realize this is a period of reflection for Muslims. However, it is also a period where we should reflect and support the most vulnerable in society. To this end, we felt the need to make a proactive difference especially during this particularly difficult period of the Covid-19 pandemic.”

Shiraz Ahmed, Managing Director, Saveco Cash & Carry, who sponsored the Toy Gifts Initiative said, “This initiative and the other charitable initiatives we support such as supporting food banks, sponsoring soup kitchens, junior football teams and so forth is all part of our corporate social responsibility as a Bradford-based business to give back to society and is something Fairaz and I passionately believe in. This is a difficult period and we will get through it by praying for one another and supporting one another.”

Kirsty Randell, Matron for Children and Women Services at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, said, “The gifts are such a kind gesture to give a little smile to poorly children on our ward. We are extremely grateful to Nazim, Saveco Cash & Carry and Ottoman Tea, Bar & Grill for thinking of us once more and are thankful for Nazim’s continued support.”

In May Ali raised almost £40,000 running a solo marathon for Green Crescent Aid UK, a charity which raises funds for improvised people in Malawi, He completed his seventh annual run in a time of 1:11:41, while fasting in Ramadan.

Leave a Comment

What is 12 + 12 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

Latest Tweets

Betboo Porno izle Mobile porn hilesi